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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
. don ford shows us -- reporter don ford shows us how new technology is bringing a mine back to life. >> the mother load is back in business. at least here modern day gold miners are hoping to extract hundreds of thousands of ounces of gold. the mines didn't run out of gold, but they were ordered shut to support war efforts. using new technology they hope to revive a mining district. at its prime the area was for fortune hunters. today, a woman runs the show. >> this is not gold rush. this is the real thing. it's a business. >> miners site as history. >> it is kind of interesting to be working in a main in the original strike and progressively making it happen all over again. >> this time they use digital maps to find the gold buried. hundreds of drill points on a 3d map turning up real gold like this. it runs dean long. this one is nearly a half mile underground. this geologist says it is easy to see. like this one over 3 feet wide. >> this is what we're looking for. gold gets removed by gravity and chemical separation. the product is a bar of
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